As vaccination in Lithuania continues with the EU-confirmed BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine, the Lithuanian government has published its plan for the vaccination of various groups of society against Covid-19, LRT broadcaster reports.

The government released its nationwide vaccination plan on Tuesday, January 5. According to it Lithuanians will receive their doses against the novel coronavirus until September.

First quarter of 2021:

– Medics who work with Covid-19 patients

– Patients who are at the highest risk

– Volunteers who work with Covid-19 patients

– Workers at drive-in testing points and at fever clinics

– Care home workers and residents

– Lab workers who work with Covid-19 samples

– Specialists who work with epidemiological diagnostics and who travel to Covid-19 hotspots

– Healthcare workers who do not have direct contact with Covid-19 patients

– Pharmacy workers

– People over the age of 80

– People aged 75–79

– People aged 70–74

– People aged 65–69.

For the second and third quarter of 2021 the plan is to vaccinate:

– People working in pre-school, primary, and special-needs education

– People who have other risk factors to their health

– Workers with important tasks for the society

– Other people in Lithuania.

The article originally appeared on LRT English: https://www.lrt.lt/en/news-in-english/19/1313738/who-will-get-vaccinated-in-lithuania-and-when

Source:
https://bnn-news.com/lithuania-has-published-its-vaccination-plan-220589

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